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U.S. Open semifinal: Kevin Anderson vs. Pablo Carreno Busta

Kevin Anderson defeated Pablo Carreno Busta, 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4, in a U.S. Open semifinal Friday at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. He'll face Rafael Nadal in the final on Sunday.

Kevin Anderson runs down a short ball hit
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Kevin Anderson runs down a short ball hit by Pablo Carreno Busta during the third set of the U.S. Open men's semifinal match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2017.

Kevin Anderson hits a backhand against Pablo Carreno
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Kevin Anderson hits a backhand against Pablo Carreno Busta during the fourth set of the U.S. Open men's semifinal match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2017.

Pablo Carreno Busta reacts after a long point
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Pablo Carreno Busta reacts after a long point against Kevin Anderson during the fourth set of the U.S. Open men's semifinal match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2017.

Kevin Anderson reacts after defeating Pablo Carreno Busta
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Kevin Anderson reacts after defeating Pablo Carreno Busta in four sets in the U.S. Open men's semifinal match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2017.

Pablo Carreno Busta reacts after a tough point
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Pablo Carreno Busta reacts after a tough point against Kevin Anderson during the fourth set of the U.S. Open men's semifinal match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2017.

Pablo Carreno Busta, of Spain, can't catch up
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Pablo Carreno Busta, of Spain, can't catch up with a shot from Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, in New York.

Kevin Anderson of South Africa celebrates a point
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Kevin Anderson of South Africa celebrates a point against Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain during their men's singles semifinal match on Day 12 of the 2017 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Sept. 8, 2017.

Pablo Carreno Busta, of Spain, misses a shot
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Pablo Carreno Busta, of Spain, misses a shot from Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, in New York.

Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, takes a break
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Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, takes a break between sets against Pablo Carreno Busta, of Spain, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, in New York.

Kevin Anderson of South Africa hits a return
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Kevin Anderson of South Africa hits a return to Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain during their U.S. Open men's semifinal match at the USTA National Tennis Center on Sept. 8, 2017.

Pablo Carreno Busta, of Spain, reacts after winning
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Pablo Carreno Busta, of Spain, reacts after winning the first set against Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, in New York.

Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, returns a shot
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Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, returns a shot from Pablo Carreno Busta, of Spain, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, in New York.

Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain celebrates a point
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Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain celebrates a point in the second set against Kevin Anderson of South Africa during their U.S. Open men's semifinal match at the USTA National Tennis Center on Sept. 8, 2017.

Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, returns a shot
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Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, returns a shot from Pablo Carreno Busta, of Spain, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, in New York.

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